Dr. James Micthell is a facial plastic surgeon and ENT specialist with extensive experience performing balloon sinuplasty. He is double board certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology. The Baylor College of Medicine graduate has been a practicing surgeon for over 25 years and is a fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Schwartz performs life-changing balloon sinuplasty in his West Palm Beach office with local anesthesia.
Dr. Mitchell has been involved in the development of balloon sinuplasty for many years and is one of the first doctors to receive training in this technique when it was first introduced.
He is the coauthor of two national studies demonstrating the effectiveness of this treatment compared to standard surgical treatment.
Dr. Mitchell says: “It’s been really gratifying to me to see this evolve from what was originally intended to be just another tool for use in surgery to recognizing it’s value and effectiveness as a stand alone treatment which helps patients avoid surgery. As an investigator in two national studies I was able to personally follow and evaluate very objectively the outcomes of similar patients who received either balloon treatment or surgery and verify the evidence of the effectiveness of balloon sinuplasty. This makes me feel very confident that I am offering my patients a truly effective, minimally invasive state of the art treatment to help them with their chronic sinus conditons.”